AdvTech, owner of Trinityhouse and Crawford College schools, has reported a 4% annual increase in enrolments at SA schools, suggesting that the weak economy and Covid-19, which hit the pockets of some parents, have not stifled demand for private schooling.

Recently, competitor Curro, owner of private schools serving more than 60,000 pupils, reported a similar sentiment in recent results when it announced record enrolments for 2021, up 12% year on year...

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